Frederick DARLING

DARLING; Frederick Alexander

November 30, 1934 ~ March 6, 2015


Knowing he was loved and treasured by many, Fred suddenly passed away at his home Friday, March 6, 2015 at the age of 80. A celebration of life for Fred will be held at the Chase Legion, downstairs, Saturday, March 21 at 2:00 p.m. Fred was predeceased by his parents, Louise and Alexander Darling, an infant son Michael, brother Roland, and sister Diana. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife of 57 years Kay Darling, 2 daughters, Brenda (Jim) Laboucan, of Chase, BC, Loretta Darling, of Abbotsford, BC, grandson Joshua Darling (Nicole), granddaughter Tawnie Darling, and great granddaughter Meija Darling-Billy. Also many close family and friends, especially the nieces and nephews. Fred was born in Calgary, AB in 1934 and moved to Port Alberni in 1944, where he met and married his wife Kay in 1958. Fred started his career with B.C. Hydro in Port Alberni BC, continued on in Abbotsford, BC and then retired from the company in Salmon Arm, BC. The family would like to thank the Chase Ambulance Service for their heroic efforts with Dad and would like to thank the wonderful and caring Pharmacists and staff at Peoples Drug Store. In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, or the charity of your choice.